Fire Danger Period Continues for Mornington Peninsula Shire

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Fire Danger Period Continues for Mornington Peninsula Shire

The Fire Danger Period is based on local conditions that lead to increased fire risk for your location.

This means you cannot light a fire in the open air unless you have a permit or comply with certain requirements.

The Fire Danger Period Is No Longer enforced for the 2017/2018 Fire Season  The Fire Danger Period Ended on 01/05/2018. Please abide by council by laws before burning off.

If you don’t obtain a permit, you could be breaking the law and may be prosecuted.  Penalties include a fine up to $19,028 and/or 12 months imprisonment.

For further information contact Mornington Peninsula Shire Council.

All burn-offs should be registered with ESTA on 1800 668 511.

Knowledge is the best tool when it comes to fighting fires; help spread this information by talking to your family, friends and neighbours.

Stay safe this summer.


Mary Booth

April 3, 2018at 10:54 am

When do fire restrictions end 2018?

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